In the fight between loggers and conservationists, we know who is winning. If the Regional Forest Agreements are consistent with national environment laws, then the laws must be changed. I took this photo and it shows very clearly the purpose of forests.
Monbiot is as incisive as ever. ‘ .. we cannot save ourselves without contesting oligarchic control’ as ‘the short-term interests of the elite are radically different to the long-term interests of society’. He refers to the Extinction Rebellion and the importance of joining it.
Criticising Angus Taylor and hid political philosophy contortions is like shooting fish in a barrel – and the guy is a Rhodes Scholar. Richard Dennis, as always, skewers his contradictions.
The paywalls that many in the msm are erecting (and we can understand why they do it, they need to pay for their journalism and we need to support our chosen outlets) pose problems for services such as Maelor’s. A very good article from Lister Peter Boyer, a journo from Tasmania who frequently appears in The Hobart Mercury, is trapped behind their paywall. He posts each article on his websitesouthwind.com.au/ Have a look at his website for yesterday’s article ‘The words they dare not speak’, in which he discusses the disjunct between the community preparedness for climate response and the reticence of our leaders to lead.You might want to include the website in your Favourites as there’s terrific material there.
Hold on, are you saying that Alice Springs’ grid-scale battery, charged up by solar power, will provide dispatchable power when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow? Tony and Angus and Scott said only coal and gas can do that. This means that the three weren’t telling the truth.